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DonnaJean A. Fredeen
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Provost's Suite, Moore Library Building

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. , Analytical/Inorganic Chemistry, Texas A&M University
  • B.A, Chemistry, McMurry College

Employment History

  • Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Chairperson, Department of Chemistry, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Professor, Chemistry, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Associate Professor, Chemistry, Southern Connecticut State University
James Castagnera
Associate Provost/Legal Counsel for Academic Affairs; Acting Chairperson, Mathematics; Associate Professor, Legal Studies and American Studies
Provost's Suite, Moore Library 120

James Ottavio Castagnera, J.D., Ph.D., has spent nearly 30 years practicing, writing about, and teaching law. He has been a faculty member at several institutions and a communication director at an R1 university, and is currently a key administrator at Rider University. He also has been a labor lawyer and litigator with a major Philadelphia firm and the general counsel/corporate secretary for the then-largest convenience store chain in New Jersey and for the nation's number one econometric forecasting organization.

Edward Barboni
Director of Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness
Moore Library, Suite 120
Richard Riccardi
Senior Associate Provost and Dean of Libraries
Moore Library 213

Educational Background

  • Sc. D., Management Information Systems, University of New Haven
  • MS, Research and Measurement, Southern Connecticut State University
  • BS, Mathematics, Southern Connecticut State University

Employment History

  • Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Interim Library Director, Southern Connecticut State University
Brad Litchfield
Assistant Director of Institutional Analysis
Moore Library 120
Sandra Ober
Academic Affairs Assistant
Moore Library 120
Elaine Caron
Executive Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Moore Library